Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) Estd : 1959 Approved by : AICTE, NBA Type : Public
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Indian Institute of Technology

IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Kanpur is one of the top premier institutes of technology in India. The Government of India established IIT Kanpur in 1958. The main aim of the institute is to provide quality education, deliver quality research and to provide leadership in technological innovation. IIT Kanpur is one among the top IITs in India, which has been showing excellence in not only academics but also research. The premier institute has been focusing on research initiatives and has tie-ups with various universities and organizations across the globe.

As far as education is concerned, IIT Kanpur empowers the students with critical thinking focused approach and scientific temperament. Students at IIT Kanpur attain knowledge in various domains such as engineering, science, technology, humanities, and management. The globally acclaimed education system of IIT Kanpur provides rewarding and exciting career prospects for students. The graduates of IIT Kanpur have bagged jobs in top companies with lucrative salary packages.

IIT Kanpur has a good record of conducting research initiatives. As IIT Kanpur has a strong research orientation, students are encouraged to take part in research initiatives of the institute. The research work of IIT Kanpur's researchers and faculty are published in various national and international journals. World-class laboratories and equipment support the research initiatives of IIT Kanpur. The institute plays a vital role in addressing technological challenges and national development through its research initiatives.

Apart from domestic students, international students from various countries also seek admission in IIT Kanpur. The premier institute provides all facilities to international students, and a separate hostel block is allocated for international students. The campus has excellent diversity, as students from different states, countries and diverse backgrounds are present on the campus.

IIT Kanpur has tie-ups/ collaborations with top international universities and institutes for academic and research initiatives. The tie-ups with international universities help IIT Kanpur to conduct student-exchange programmes, joint research programmes, joint academic courses, etc. Apart from the collaborations with international universities, IIT Kanpur has tie-ups with various companies and organizations for research work.

The performance of IIT Kanpur in national and international rankings is noteworthy. While IIT Kanpur is among the top 10 institutes in domestic rankings like NIRF, the premier institute is listed among top 500 -1000 institutes in various global rankings such as QS World University Rankings, THE (Times Higher Education) Rankings, etc.

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Top Courses & Fees

  • B.Tech 13 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.49 Lacs
  • B.Tech+M.Tech 6 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.23 Lacs
  • BS 5 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.49 Lacs
  • BSc 3 Courses Available
  • B.Tech+MBA 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.24 Lacs
  • M.Tech 14 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 48.4 K
  • MS 8 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 48.4 K
  • MSc 4 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.49 Lacs
  • M.Des 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 48.4 K
  • MSc+PhD 1 Courses Available
  • MBA 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 94.3 K
  • PhD 18 Courses Available


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IIT KANPUR, Kanpur Placement

  • The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is well known for its academic excellence and is often considered as the 'first stop' for a large number of industries and other organizations for recruiting undergraduate and post-graduate students. We truly appreciate the faith bestowed on us from several organizations and we look forward to continuing our relationship with ...

22 Lacs
Highest Package
5.9 Lacs
Average Package
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Awards and Rankings

  • All-India rank 5 in engineering my Ministry of Human Resource Development

Career Awards

  • Fulkerson Prize

  • Goedel Prize

  • Humboldt Research Award

  • TWAS Prize

  • Padma Shri

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar

  • Infosys Prize

  • National J C Bose Fellowship

  • Other Awards

Young Faculty Award

  • Scopus Young Scientists

  • Swaranajayanti

  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA)-Medal for Young Scientist

  • Indian Academy of Science (IASc)-Young Associate

  • Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)-Young Engineer Award

  • National Academy of Sciences (NASI)-Young Scientist Award

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Contact Details of Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

  • Contact No:
    +91-512-2597288 , +91-512-2597200
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  • Address:
    Kalyanpur, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208016, India

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